1942 in Film
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1942 in Film

The year 1942 in film involved some significant events, in particular the release of a film consistently rated as one of the greatest of all time, Casablanca.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)[1]

Box office numbers were reported at the time as a percentage compared to 'normal' business at each theater. For example, Mrs. Miniver performed at 244% while Billy Wilder's directorial debut The Major and the Minor did a solid 155%. This is why exact dollar grosses for the period are unreliable at best.

Academy Awards

1942 film releases

U.S.A unless stated

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Notable films released in 1942

U.S.A unless stated

A

B

C-D

E-F

G-H

I

J-K

L-M

N-O

P

Q-R

S

T-V

W-Z

Serials

Short film series

Animated short film series

Births

Deaths

Film Debuts

References

  1. ^ Box Office Digest, June 1943, p.18

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